Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Monday, 2 July 2018

Season poem

WALT:Include the season that you are writing about on a google drawing.
My challenge was to write Maori words and to put the words on the outside of the lightning bolt.

Thinkers keys

Interview key
Imagine you are going to interview the Sun.  Write 13 questions that you would ask.

Use a range of question starters and open/closed questions.
Why are you so hot?
How are you so big?
What are you made of?
Why are you in the middle of the solar system?
How much earth can fit in you?
What made you?
How were you made?
What are you made of?
Are you the biggest sun?
How many sun are there?
Are you the smallest sun?
Who found out that you were a star?
Is there more than one sun?

What if? Do
What if we started building houses on the moon?  Who would live there? What might the consequences of this be?  Do you agree to do this?What if we started building houses on the moon?  Who would live there? What might the consequences of this be? Do you agree to do this?

Of you build houses on the moon it would only be a waste of time because there is no oxygen on the moon.

Only astronauts would live there because of their suits.

Stay outside for two minutes.


Picture keys
What could be happening in these pictures?  Come up with a thoughtful and creative story for each picture.

The monkey astronaut

A famous astronaut but no one knows that who he became an astronaut,so it is a mystery.

Cats are on a planet.

When the astronaut a cat sneaked into a spacecraft.When the astronaut went out and wandered around and landed on a planet.

Thinkers keys

Alphabet keys
Complete and A-Z listing of all
the key topic vocabulary to
do with Earth and Beyond.

A:astronaut          O:orbit

B:black hole         P:planet

C:comets            Q:quasar

D:dwarf planets        R:rings

E:earth         S:saturn
F:flares         T:telescope

G:galaxy       U:uranus

H:hydrogen bomb        V:venus

I:iron asteroid          W:worlds

J:jupiter         X:x



M:milky way

Image result for sun
Reverse key
We know that we stick to the earth, with
the help of gravity...but what if gravity didn’t exist?  What would you do?

Make heavy boots
Make belts that have heavy rocks on it
Make really good tech that will stick you to the ground.
Sticky boots
Make the ground sticky
Make your clothes sticky
Hold on to bars to get places
Make gravity
Hold onto stuff
Make a force field to keep you on the ground
Have really strong upper body strength to hold onto something in the ground
Make gravity boots
Get really good grip
Get really heavy stuff
Stay inside building

Variation keys
How many ways can you think of to
get people treating our earth better?

Design a poster that could be displayed around our community.
Use community bins.Put your rubbish in the bin so the earth will be clean and we will be clean.

Prediction keys
Predict how houses on the moon might look.  Remember, there is no oxygen in space for us to breath!

Bar keys
Use the BAR key to improve the
design of at least two of these options..
Rocket and satellite

Question keys

The answer is: the sun.  
Write 24 questions that would give this answer.

What made out of helium and hydrogen and gas?
What is in the middle of the solar system.?
What is the biggest star?
Where is the biggest star?
What is the biggest thing in the solar system?
What is the hottest thing?
What has solar flares?
Where is the word solar come from?
You can not live on it?
What is always angry?
You will die on it?
You will never survive?
You can not live there?
Never go there?
What is it?
Nothing on it?
Huge fireball?
Huge gas giant
Worst thing in the solar system?
Never been there before?
Die as soon as you touch it?
Keeps you warm?
Do not touch?
Never touch?

Comparison key
What are the similarities and differences between Mars and Earth?
You could use a Venn diagram or T-Chart to organise your thinking.

There is lots of dust on mars and there is a lot of dust on earth.

Thursday, 21 June 2018

Matariki celebration


Matariki means in english is the eyes of god.

Traditionally,Matariki was a time to remember those who had died.

Maori new year once was celebrated but people kept on for getting it.

It affect Maori farming because it is the Maori New Year and to grow crops and lots of more food.

Matariki can be celebrated by kites like as birds,Maori designs,guarding,and lots of other designs.

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Describe the sun

Image result for sun

Did you know that the sun is not a planet it is a fire star.

Do you know that the sun is in the middle of the whole entire solar system.

It is mostly made out of helium,hydrogen and gas.

In addition you could fit in 1500 thousands of earths in it.

WALT:use of punctuation to explain the sun and use a brainstorm.